Eyjafjordur is a modern and a technically developed community like the rest of Iceland. Tariffs on telecommunications and technology products are low, reflecting the willingness to provide society with the lates technology available at all times. Optical fibre is available in Akureyri and the neighbouring town of Dalvik, Olafsfjordur, Siglufjordur and Hrafnagil.
Software is one of the fastest growing sectors in Iceland?s economy. Specialized programming, eg for the health service, is a major factor. Theses IT firms program health care solutions (medication, dosage controls, logistical solutions) in Iceland for the European and world markets. Two strong universities offer technology education (UI and RU) and deliver well prepared students to the labour market.